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Police have arrested a 26-year-old homeless man whom acquaintances say may be responsible for several armed robberies on Oahu. The man was arrested about half an hour after he allegedly robbed Elena's restaurant in Waipahu.
Widespread angst over sweeping education reforms led to speculation that the state might see an exodus of public school teachers this year due to burnout and poor morale, conditions made worse by pay levels that lag behind their mainland counterparts.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa was one of just 41 House Democrats in October 2011 to vote to delay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's tougher clean air standards on industrial boilers.
Navy Lt. Matt Suyderhoud, who grew up in Hawaii Kai and flies an F/A-18 Super Hornet, is the newest member of Navy's Blue Angels 2015 flight demonstration team.
President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs has the support of Hawaii's U.S. senators, who plan to vote for his confirmation.
The four candidates vying to represent growing Kailua-Kona listed jobs, education, the high cost of electricity and homelessness as some issues in the community.
With environmentalists on one side and development interests on the other, the race in the Democratic primary for House District 48 is shaping up into one of the closest contests of this primary season.
Teddi Medina was a trailblazer and hard-charging Filipina spark plug who excelled in Hawaii radio and other media in an era when few women did. "She was a tour de force," John Noland said of his mother.
Steve Ozark, Hawaii's "caterer to the stars" for more than 30 years, died July 24 in Nashville. He was 63. His former wife, Jan Brenner, said Ozark learned in May that he had pancreatic cancer.
The Army in Hawaii has landed Black Hawk and Kiowa Warrior helicopters on the decks of underway Navy ships in the past as the land service seeks to prove its sea-based flexibility.
A civil lawsuit against the head of the Public Utilities Commission claims that she owns unauthorized vacation rentals on Kauai that have polluted the Hanalei River.
There are several remarkable sky events in August, including gatherings of Jupiter with Venus in the morning sky and of Mars and Saturn in the evening. We also have the return of the Perseids, one of the most reliable meteor shows.
With the election less than two weeks away, candidates are getting in their final licks and so shall we in our "flASHback" on the month's news that amused and confused:
Speed, alcohol cited in fatal Haleiwa crash • Pickup plunges 30 feet onto H-1 offramp • Inmate sought after escape from facility
Storm's remnants eventually will deliver passing showers • Shooter gets life in prison • Officials seek park vandals
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.
Six candidates are vying to represent Senate District 21 — half of them inspired to run for the Leeward Coast seat because of incumbent Maile Shimabukuro's special session vote last year in favor of gay marriage.
So popular is State Rep. Cynthia Thielen, she hasn't faced a challenger from either party since 2002, when Democrat Avis Jervis could muster only 21 percent of the vote against the well-liked Republican.
The League of Conservation Voters has spent $380,000 on a television advertising buy in Hawaii on behalf of U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, praising the senator for his leadership on climate change.
The congressional campaign for state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim will no longer send emails or have a picture on its Facebook page asking voters to send in pictures of their absentee ballots filled out for their candidate.